on this day

Flagellum dei Flagellum dei

On this day in 452 AD, Attila the Hun invaded Italy.

on June 08, 2023 at 8:24 AM
Listen to the lullaby Listen to the lullaby

On this day in 1981 42nd Street won the Tony Awards for “Best Musical” and “Best Choreography.”

on June 07, 2023 at 9:29 AM
Free bird Free bird

On this day in 1975 Joan Sutherland sang La traviata during the Metropolitan Opera’s tour in Tokyo.

on June 06, 2023 at 8:41 AM
L’amor della diva! L’amor della diva!

On this day in 1971 Grace Bumbry made her role debut as Tosca as part of the Metropolitan Opera Summer Festival.

on June 05, 2023 at 8:00 AM
Should you decide to accept it Should you decide to accept it

On this day in 1967 Barbara Bain won the Emmy Award for “Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series” for Mission: Impossible.

on June 04, 2023 at 8:09 AM
Seems an awful waste Seems an awful waste

On this day in 1979 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street won the Tony Award for “Best Musical.”

on June 03, 2023 at 5:25 AM
Tour de force Tour de force

On this day in 1975 the Metropolitan Opera performed La bohème on tour in Tokyo.

on June 02, 2023 at 6:35 AM
June is busting out all over June is busting out all over

All the rams that chase the ewe sheep are determined there’ll be new sheep and the ewe-sheep aren’t even keeping score.

on June 01, 2023 at 10:28 AM
Someone has wounded you Someone has wounded you

On this day in 1969 the musical Dear World closed at the Mark Hellinger Theater after an extremely disappointing run of only 132 performances.

on May 31, 2023 at 6:22 AM
“The boy is a genius” “The boy is a genius”

Born on this day in 1899 film producer Irving Thalberg.

on May 30, 2023 at 6:55 AM
Teen angel Teen angel

On this day in 1962 Barbra Streisand appeared on The Garry Moore Show.

on May 29, 2023 at 8:36 AM
Gone south Gone south

On this day in 1940, Irving Berlin‘s musical Louisiana Purchase, satirizing Huey Long, opened at the Imperial Theatre, to run 444 performances.

on May 28, 2023 at 5:45 AM
Something better Something better

Broadway floperetta Arms and the Girl closed on this day in 1950, lasting only 134 performances despite a cast headed by Nanette Fabray and Pearl Bailey.

on May 27, 2023 at 6:20 AM
It’s good to be back home It’s good to be back home

On this day in 1964 Betty Comden & Adolph Green and Jule Styne‘s musical Fade Out-Fade In opened at the Mark Hellinger Theater to run 271 performances.

on May 26, 2023 at 2:56 AM